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The Wall Street Journal reports that draft legislation by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., would attempt to finally address how states could collect sales tax on products sold online to their residents.
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8.29.2016
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In this second part of our annual Big 50 List countdown, see which industrial distributors ranked at numbers 30 through 11. Rankings are based on 2015 total sales. The countdown is presented by Industrial Distribution editor Mike Hockett and contributing...
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8.29.2016
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Reports say that state investigators have recovered the remains of one victim at the Airgas facility located within the Ascend Performance Materials plant in Cantonment, FL, where nitrous oxide exploded Sunday afternoon.
8.29.2016
11:08am
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PT/MC distributors reported continued expansion but slower than in Q1, while hiring took a sizeable decline.
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8.29.2016
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Both indexes dove below 50 in July, indicating rapid economic contraction for industrial distributors and manufacturers.
8.26.2016
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Friday's count of 406 active U.S. oil rigs remains 75 down from a peak of 1,609 in October 2014.
8.26.2016
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Founded in 2006, Dixie Pump & Machine Works is a repair facility with 11 employees, serving customers in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Louisiana. They primarily work on rotating equipment.
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8.26.2016
4:01pm
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Janet Yellen was reportedly largely optimistic about the U.S. economy, but did not indicate when the Fed would seek to hike rates for just the second time since the Great Recession.
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8.26.2016
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Along with forming the new Industrial Automation Sales group in the New York and New Jersey regions, Turtle & Hughes has also appointed a new head of global strategic sourcing.
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8.26.2016
2:04pm
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As China looks to prevent the spread of the Zika virus to its shores, U.S. shipping companies could be forced to pay millions more to send exports across the Pacific.
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8.26.2016
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As expected, the first part of ID's 2016 Big 50 Video Countdown (published Thursday) led traffic this week, with parts 2 and 3 to follow next Monday and Wednesday. News of Home Depot's in-store Interline Brands offering was also a top item.
8.26.2016
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In addition, the company has moved its west coast distribution center to a custom-designed 40,000 square foot building in Gardnerville, NV.
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8.26.2016
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Rob Schreibman will retire early next month after serving as a top NAW executive for 39 years.
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8.26.2016
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New research from Exact shows that small distributors say increased competition from suppliers as their top industry challenge, and hard worke and increased sales is how they'll combat it.
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8.26.2016
9:00am
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The completely redesigned site offers a modern, intuitive experience with enhanced e-commerce capabilities.
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8.25.2016
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In the first part of our annual Big 50 List countdown, see which industrial distributors ranked at numbers 50 through 31. Rankings are based on 2015 total sales. The countdown is presented by Industrial Distribution editor Mike Hockett and contributing...
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8.25.2016
11:00am
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The analysis by market research firm eMarketer projected that e-commerce sales would increase at a rate of 23.7 percent this year and would continue "double-digit growth" to exceed $4 trillion within five years.
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8.25.2016
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Orders for durable goods jumped 4.4 percent in July, rebounding from a 4.2 percent plunge in June, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
8.25.2016
10:32am
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As B2B's fifth major acquisition in the past seven years, it further strengthens its position as the nation's largest distributor of strapping products.
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8.25.2016
9:28am
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By combining the power of technology with people who understand how to move freight to get products where they’re going safely and on time, a business can actually obtain better value for the money.
by Tracy Kenison
8.25.2016
9:15am
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Learn about the capabilities and product offering of Houston-based Trupply, an industrial distributor of pipes, flanges, fittings, valves, pressure gauges and dresser pipeline coverings.
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8.24.2016
10:49am
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Along with CEO Roland Smith's 2017 retirement, the company said it's reorganizing its executive committee to better align with its recently-announced three-year strategic plan.
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8.24.2016
10:47am
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Grainger awarded one-time grants to the six community colleges most active in the Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship program.
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8.24.2016
10:22am
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The plan includes the consolidation of facilities and locations, employee terminations and asset impairment charges.
8.24.2016
9:47am
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This new infographic from Zilliant illustrates key stats about the state of oil, the factors impacting volatile prices and outlines strategies for growing sales and profit during this tough industrial economy.
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8.24.2016
9:45am
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The battery-operated conveyor ground test uses five steps to inform you whether items to be painted are sufficiently grounded.
8.23.2016
11:27am
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24/7 Wall St. and research survey group Zogby Analytics polled 1,500 adults about the quality of customer service at 151 of America's best-known companies. See who they said was the best and the worst.
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8.23.2016
10:35am
The Xuron TK2300 Wire Technician Tool Kit includes three tools used for the majority of wiring tasks during assembly and field service operations, regardless of industry.
8.23.2016
10:29am
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Remember in high school when you used to think, “when would I ever use this stuff?” Learn about how bringing a scientific and mathematical approach to the supply chain can solve one of the toughest math problems.
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8.23.2016
9:00am
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Indirect spend items can total anywhere from 20 percent as much as 50 percent of a company’s purchases. Here's how to better control those little purchases that add up quickly.
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8.23.2016
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The company's new Wenatchee, WA location will be its 19th branch overall and 13th in the state of Washington.
8.22.2016
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To keep a positive bottom line, distributors must effectively monitor operational efficiency and understand the influence on profits exerted by each customer. Joseph Rinaldo explains.
by Joseph Rinaldo
8.22.2016
11:12am
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The new buyer’s guide showcases over 200 DPA preferred suppliers and will be used by the group’s distributor members as a desktop resource when purchasing their products. 
8.22.2016
10:13am
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A Dallas man and four others reportedly stole nearly $20,000 in welders from the Airgas facility in Sherman, TX last June.
8.22.2016
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When your prospects are considering purchasing from your organization, price will inevitably be a factor, but what is likely more important to them is a high quality product and the value that accompanies it. Here are 7 ways your team can justify a...
by Will Brooks
8.22.2016
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The FR welding jacket is ideal for welding operations, assembly and metal fabrication. This custom, Magid manufactured welding jacket allows workers to stay cool and comfortable without sacrificing protection.
8.19.2016
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Get the details on Industrial Distribution's 2016 Big 50 List Countdown video, which airs the first of three parts next Thursday, Aug. 25.
8.19.2016
10:26am
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Home Depot says it is piloting offering Interline's catalog of products to professional contractors shopping Home Depot stores and that it is pleased with the early results.
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8.19.2016
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News of Hagemeyer North Ameirca-IDG's upcoming rebranding dominated this week's news, while news on Big 50 companies Essendant, WESCO and Applied were also top items.
8.19.2016
10:05am
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The new business area — which had sales of $1.2 billion for the 12 months ended June 30, will be operational starting Jan. 1 and have approximately 6,800 employees.
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8.19.2016
10:00am
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